Re: [NTLK] up in the sky

From: James Elliott (
Date: Wed Jun 19 2002 - 12:18:55 EDT

>That's the famous "donuts on a rope" photo, which is purported
>evidence of the existence of Project Aurora, the supposed SR-71
>replacement. The same photo has been featured in a History Channel
>(or was it Discovery Channel?) program about the development of spy
>planes or Area 51 or something (Area 51, aka the Groom Lake Facility,
>was where the Lockheed U2, SR-71, and F-119 were tested during

The 120 had the Area 51 Easter Egg. In checking my 2100, Groom Lake
is in the Time Zones app.

>(Other evidence mentioned in several sources is a series of sonic
>booms that set off seismographs in California; due to the shock wave
>pattern it was determined they were definitely sonic booms, but did
>not match any known aircraft -- and they always occurred at a very
>regular time, like 8am Thursday mornings or something.)
>I'm curious though -- what does this have to do with Newtons? :) (I
>just joined the list, so missed the first part of the conversation.)

See above. Does that work for you? :c)


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